20-Minute Beginner Swiss Ball

By Joanna 12/08/2014 In
Workout With Me
Absolute Beginner

Description

This is a full 20 Minute Beginner Swiss Ball Exercises that will strengthen all the major muscle groups and tone your body without any additional equipment.
• Length: 20 minutes
• Rounds: 2 rounds; 9 exercises; 45 secs workout, 10 secs rest intervals
• Equipment: Swiss Ball, Mat (optional, for cushioning)
• Type of Workout: Strength training (toning) & flexibility
• Muscles Worked: Lower body (quads, calves, hamstrings, inner & outer thighs, glutes), Core (abs, obliques, lower back) and Upper body (chest, shoulders, arms)
• Fitness Level: Beginner & Intermediate
• Impact: Low-impact
• Exercises:
1) Overhead Ball Squat
2) Wall Squats
3) Push-ups
4) Back Extension
5) Leg Curls
6) Leg Raises
7) Jack Knife
8) Plank
9) Hand Off

Swiss Ball comes in 3 standard sizes.
• 55 cm (4'11" to 5'4" tall)
• 65 cm (5'4" to 5'7" tall)
• 75 cm (5'7" to 6'3" tall)
When sitting on your ball, your feet should rest flat on the floor with a 90-degree bend at the knees.

If you are feeling strong, then repeat all the exercises once more. Do this workout 3 times weekly on alternate days. For best result, combine this together with 3 sessions of cardio weekly. All the best!

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